Learn GO Lang – Google’s Programming Language

Learn the basics of Google's programming language

GO forms the basis of so many of the top cloud services used by big companies such as Spotify, Adidas, Huawei and IBM. Come and learn what all the fuss is about!

  • Ages:

    13-17

  • Equipment:
    Laptop required
  • Available locations:
    • Online
  • Pricing details
    Price:

    £10

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

Learn GO Lang – Google’s Programming Language

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

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Tue Jun 21st 5:00pm-6:00pm 1 Days
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Course highlights

What is GO?

What is GO?

Learn all about GO and why it is so popular and attracting the top salaries

Coding theory

Coding theory

Even if you've never coded before we'll take you through the basics using GO as starting point

Applications of GO programs

Applications of GO programs

Learn about how GO applications are used on the web and in cloud services.

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Course Overview

Ever wondered which programming language job pays the most? Well look no further, because at the time of writing, a GO programmer can earn up to £110,000 a year! GO forms the basis of many of the top cloud services used by big companies such as Spotify, Adidas, Huawei and IBM.

In this Fire Tech Experience, we’ll show you how to get GO set up on your computer, how to write your first program and manage projects in GO. You’ll learn about how this programming language is different and why it has become so popular. You’ll also be exposed to programming techniques that can be used in GO and other languages. Topics covered will include…

  • Inputs
  • Outputs
  • Selection
  • Loops
  • Functions
  • Imports

If you’ve never coded before, no problem. This session will simply focus on the basics and the possibilities, and is designed to inspire you!

FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar style, using Zoom, with the main expert tutor showcasing a new interesting aspect of technology and learning. Apart from Zoom, no other downloads are required.

What your child will learn

  • How to set up the GO environment on their computer
  • The basics of how the language works structurally
  • Basic computing theory around cloud technologies
  • What companies use and are hiring GO developers
  • The type of jobs available to GO developers
  • Computer theory relating to coding, outputs, selection etc

"I learnt so much and the course has definitely made me consider studying computer science and coding in the future."

Aaniya, Teen student